Top St. Patrick’s Day Offerings at Universal Orlando Resort

St. Patrick’s Day is on Sunday, March 17 and Universal Orlando Resort has plenty of ways for you to celebrate this festive Irish holiday. From their theme parks to Universal CityWalk to their resort hotels, there is something going on for St. Patrick’s Day at Universal Orlando Resort.

Universal CityWalk:

  • St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Pat O’Brien’s: This St. Patrick’s Day, Pat O’Brien’s at Universal CityWalk is hosting an event to celebrate the best Irish festival of the year on Sunday, March 17 from 2pm – 2am EST. As part of this celebration, guests will be able to experience live entertainment including live Celtic rock music, strolling violinists, DJ’s and stilt walkers, as well as authentic Irish food and specialty drinks. From 2pm-7pm, guests of all ages can enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and receive free admission. After 7pm, the venue will be open for guests 21 and up and admission is $12 per person plus tax.

Universal Studios Florida:

  • Finnegan’s Bar & Grill at Universal Studios Florida: This traditional Irish-American pub can be found right off Universal Studios’ New York streets – featuring authentic Irish dishes like Bangers and Mash, Shepherd’s Pie and Guinness Beef Stew. Plus, grab it with a pint of Guinness and specialty cocktails. For a festive feel, Finnegan’s often showcases live music – where you can sing along to traditional pub songs.

Resort Hotels: Available on 3/17

Hard Rock Hotel: 

Live like a rockstar and celebrate at Hard Rock Hotel where guests can enjoy the below St. Patrick’s Day specialty drinks and sweets:

The Kitchen:

  • Draft Beer Specials
  • Yuengling, Michelob Ultra, and New Belgium – $5
  • Drink Special, Drunken Lullabies 
  • Jameson, Cointreau, Fernet Branca, Lemon Juice, Bitters, Filthy Cherries – $16
  • Irish Slammer Cupcakes
  • Guinness Chocolate Cake, Jameson Chocolate Ganache, Bailey Sweet Cream Icing – $6

Velvet Bar

  • Irish Coffee
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Coffee
  • Whiskey’d Up
  • Bushmill’s Irish Whiskey, Housemade Sour Mix


  • Drink Special, Guinness Float
  • Fresh Poured Guinness, Topped with frozen Baileys, Kahlua and Chocolate Syrup –$10
  • Food Special
  • Corn Beef on Rye, side of slaw and pickle – $16

Loews Royal Pacific Resort

o   Relax in the sun and celebrate at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, where guests can enjoy these St. Patrick’s Day drink specials:

o   Jake’s American Bar:

  • Drink Specials
  • Green draft beer, Irish coffee, Jameson and Guinness bottles

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

o   Enjoy a 4L Clover or Nutty Irishman at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort:

o   Amatista Cookhouse

  • 4L Clover – 2 oz Shot
  • Green Crème De Menth, Bailey’s, Jameson’s Irish Whisky and Dark Crème De Cacao
  • Nutty Irishman – Cocktail on the Rocks
  • Jameson’s Irish Whisky mixed with Drambuie and Frangelico with a pinch of nutmeg
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